Effects of current and future coastal upwelling conditions on the fertilization success of the red abalone (Haliotis rufescens)

May 20, 2017   Acidification, deoxygenation, and warming are escalating changes in coastal waters throughout the world ocean, with potentially severe consequences for marine life and ocean-based economies. To examine the influence of these oceanographic changes on a key biological process, we measured the effects of current and expected future

The Ocean Conference | 5-9 June 2017 | Understanding and addressing the impact of ocean acidification on marine life and coastal livelihoods in California

May 16, 2017   https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=15641   California is a founding member of the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification (Alliance; https://www.oaalliance.org/), which is a network of governments and affiliate (NGOs, universities, businesses, and associations) members responding to the threats of ocean acidification and changing ocean conditions. The Alliance was initially

Canary in the kelp forest

April 23, 2017   The one-two punch of warming waters and ocean acidification is predisposing some marine animals to dissolving quickly under conditions already occurring off the Northern California coast, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. In the study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal